Thursday, February 9, 2012

A380 fleet to further undergo wing cracks checks

The European Aviation Safety Agency ordered Airbus to check all superjumbo A380 planes for wing cracks Wednesday following cracks found during "an unscheduled internal inspection". Airbus claims there is no safety risk.

Qantas Airbus A380

When Australia's Qantas removed one of its A380 from service after discovering "minor cracks" in its wings, Airbus's vice president Tom Williams insisted the tiny wing cracks could be easily repaired and did not pose any danger.

Read more: France24


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